Nioh 2 update 1.27 fixes PS4 to PS5 transfer bug

Koei Tecmo and Team Ninja have dropped their new update for samurai soulslike sequel, Nioh 2. Available now on both the PS4 and PS5 versions of the game, patch 1.27 makes a number of minor bug fixes. Nioh 2 player should not expect anything in terms of new content or features with this update.


Among various miscellaneous bug fixes there are two highlights with the Jasper of Righteousness item no longer appearing as unusable in Nioh 2. Also, Team Ninja have remedied another issue where players who made the transfer between Nioh 2 on PS4 and PS5 weren’t receiving their bonus equipment. The full patch note for Nioh 2 console update 1.27 can be found below:

Nioh 2 Update 1.27 (PS4)

Bug fixes
  • Fixed a bug that could make “Jasper of Righteousness” unusable
  • Fixed other minor bugs

Nioh 2 Update 1.27 (PS5)

Bug fixes
  • Fixed a bug that could make “Jasper of Righteousness” unusable
  • Fixed a bug that the type-ahead was not effective when the launch button of the ranged weapon was set to “L2” or “R2”.
  • Fixed a bug that some additional content equipment already obtained in PS4 ™ version would not drop when the save data was transferred to PS5 ™ version.
  • Fixed a bug that when “Game Mode” is “120fps Mode”, the “Great Skill” of a specific enemy may not be returned as “Special Skill”.
  • Fixed a bug that the operation may slow down when “Game mode” is “120fps mode”
  • Fixed other minor bugs

Those playing Nioh 2 Complete Edition on PC will already have access to a game version numbered 1.27. This update was primarily aimed at performance issues:

Nioh 2 Update 1.27 (PC)

Function addition

  • Supports keyboard and mouse button icon display You
    can switch between “System” ⇒ “Keyboard and mouse settings” ⇒ “Icon display”.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed a bug that when “Maximum FPS” is 120, a specific enemy’s “Great Skill” may not be returned by “Special Skill”.
  • Further improved the problem that the frame rate tends to decrease when “Effect quality” is set to “High” in “Graphic settings”.
  • Changed to enable shadows in cutscenes even when “Shadow” in “Graphic settings” is “Disabled”
  • Fixed a bug where fog on stage could look brighter than expected
  • Fixed so that the screen resolution “1366×768” can be selected in the environment where the desktop resolution is “1360×768”.
  • Changed the contents that can be set in “Keyboard and mouse settings” ⇒ “Key config” regarding camera operation with the mouse in “Photo mode”
  • Fixed a bug where some of the effects of the cutscene “Invitation to the Genpei War” were not displayed.
  • Fixed a face display bug for the copy “Dragon Ninja”
  • Fixed not to include the window menu in the image data copied to the clipboard when posting on Twitter with appearance settings
  • Fixed other minor bugs

In our Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition review, Jason scored the beefed-up soulslike sequel a staggering 9/10, saying:

Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition manages to give budding yokai hunters even more to do, and whether you missed the PS4 version of the game or not, it’s definitely one to sink your teeth into if you fancy a challenging experience.

Source: GameCity

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